BioM: Horswill, Candace (1977)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Horswill, Wagner, Chaltry, Prewitt, Shaw, Becker, Aumann, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/27/1977

Horswill, Candace (22 October 1977)

The St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Neillsville was the setting for the October 22 wedding vows between Candace Horswill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Horswill, Neillsville, and Bruce Wagner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wagner, Rt. 2 Neillsville. The Rev. Norman Lindloff officiated at the 1:00 p.m. ceremony which was followed by a reception at the groom’s home, a supper at St. John’s Lutheran School at 5:00 p.m. and a dance following at the Silver Dome of Neillsville.

Presented in marriage by her father, the bride appeared in a traditional white gown, trimmed in Alencon lace, pearls and sequins. Featuring a cathedral length train. The wedding dress was designed and created by the bride’s mother. White, yellow and orange roses were accented by baby’s breath, sparkling jewels and stephanotis to enhance the beauty of the japet orchids which centered the trailing cascade.

Cheryl Chaltry, Neillsville, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Charmaine Prewitt, sister of the bride, Mosinee; Marilyn Shaw, sister of the groom, Greenwood; Janice Wagner, sister of the groom, Neillsville; and Michelle Becker, cousin of the bride, Greenwood. Flower girl was Melissa Becker, cousin of the bride, Greenwood.

There dresses were shimmering talisman orange featuring short caplets accented with brown trim and hats to accent their bouquets. They carried yellow Fugi mums and starburst, orange roses and brown gypsy bloom to accent. The bridesmaid dresses were also designed and created by the bride’s mother.

The groom was attended by Don Wagner, Neillsville, as bestman, brother of the groom; Steven Prewitt, brother-in-law of the bride, Mosinee; Verlyn Shaw, brother-in-law of the groom, Greenwood; Jim Aumann, Neillsville; and Andrew Becker, cousin of the bride, Loyal. Trainbearer was Mark Becker, cousin of the bride, Loyal. Ring bearer was Bobby Wagner, cousin of the groom, Greenwood.



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